Why tipping? a report of an enquiry into current practice and opinions on tipping in the industry and some of the likely effects of tipping on management, employees and customers. by Economic Development Committee for the Hotel and Catering Industry.

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LC ClassificationsHD5104.G7 E23
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 23 p.
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL5386291M
ISBN 100901738174
LC Control Number72537024

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Tipping is an entrenched custom in the US, and both the business model is built around it and the customers just go with it. The theory is that the food prices in the restaurant are lower because the customer's tip defrays the cost of the service side of the business, as tips become part of the salary of wait staff and often other non-owner employees so the restaurant doesn't have to pay them.

Today only a tiny handful of New York restaurants, notably ultra-expensive Per Se and Atera, include service in the bill. Craft is the first large, midpriced restaurant to go the no-tipping route.

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Tipping is the part of the bill for the service. It may seem optional, but if you are a decent human being who believes that people who work should be paid for their labour, you must tip.

If you are the sort of person who believes a person should. People have been telling me to read this book for a while and, now I’ve had the chance I thought I’d detail some of the key takeaways.

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Tipping started out a long time ago well before restaurants even came into being in the form of bribes. Wheels have always needed to be greased. Just as the first auto race happened shortly after the second automobile was assembled, I’m sure the first tip was given just as soon as the first money was minted.

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The book was followed by four more bestsellers: “Blink” (), “Outliers” (), “What the Dog Saw: and Other Adventures” (), and “David and Goliath” (). First, tipping allows us to reward excellent service. Second, in a world of rising economic inequality, a 30 to 50 percent tip is a small but direct way to redistribute money to those who are.

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